What You Need to Know and Do

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  Know Do Report
2017 Statement of Principles Create and adopt (mandatory) In LAR/PAR* beginning in 2017 and ongoing
Human Rights/Diversity Policy Develop, implement, maintain and/or review for legal workplaces of 10 or more licensees (mandatory) In LAR/PAR beginning in 2017 and ongoing
Inclusion Survey Complete the survey (non-mandatory) Law Society to report on outcomes
 
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2018 Inclusion Self Assessments For legal workplaces of 10 more licensees complete an equality, diversity and inclusion self-assessment To the Law Society for use in the Inclusion Index
CPD Programs Begin to meet CPD** requirements of 3hrs on topics of equality and inclusion Begin to report on CPD Hours – must complete by end of 2020
 
  Know Do Report
2019 CPD Programs Continue to meet CPD requirement of 3 Hrs on topics of equality and inclusion Continue to report on CPD Hours – must complete by end of 2020
 
  Know Do Report
2020 Inclusion Self-Assessment For legal workplaces of 10 more licensees, complete an equality, diversity and inclusion self-assessment To the Law Society for use in the Inclusion Index
CPD Programs Complete CPD requirements of 3 Hrs on topics of equality and inclusion Continue to report CPD Hours – must complete by end of this year
 
  Know Do Report
2021 CPD Programs Complete 1 Hour on topics of equality and inclusion every year as part of professionalism hours Continue to report CPD Hours

* Lawyer Annual Report and Paralegal Annual Report 
** Continuing Professional Development

 

See the summary of all Equality, Diversity and Inclusion strategies